Definition of rammish in US English:

rammish

(also roamish)

adjective

  • 1Of smell, taste, etc.: characteristic of a ram; rank, strong, pungent; disagreeable, offensive.

  • 2Having a pungent or disagreeable smell or taste. Now chiefly regional.

  • 3Lascivious, lustful; on heat.

adjective

English Regional, Scottish, North
  • Frantic, crazy; wild, headstrong; rough, violent.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Geoffrey Chaucer (c1340–1400), poet and administrator. From ram + -ish<br>late 15th century; earliest use found in Craft of Deyng. Apparently originally a variant of ramage; in some forms perhaps partly influenced by rammish.

Pronunciation

rammish

/ˈramɪʃ/